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CFP: Mantis: Poetry and Discipline - Critical Essays (9/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, July 29, 2005 - 12:37pm
Lauren C. Allan-Vail

We are seeking previously unpublished critical essays for Mantis 5, under
the broad theme of "Poetry and Discipline."

Mantis is a journal of contemporary poetry, poetry translation and poetry
criticism. A forum for writers coming from a broad spectrum of intellectual
and aesthetic positions, Mantis is dedicated to publishing new work that
interrogates the relationships among critical writing, creative writing, and
translation.

CFP: John Donne at Kalamazoo (9/15/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 24, 2005 - 8:36pm
Vander Ploeg, Scott D \(Madisonville\)

Sponsored Session at International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 4-7, 2006
 
The John Donne Society welcomes 15-20 minute papers on any aspect of John Donne studies. Scholars who would like to contribute may send 300-word abstracts/proposals and Abstract Cover Sheet

< http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/congress/41cfp/forms/Abstract_Cover_Sheet.pdf >

to the session chair:

        Dr. Scott D. Vander Ploeg < scott.vanderploeg_at_kctcs.edu <mailto:scott.vanderploeg_at_kctcs.edu> >.

BY SEPTEMBER 15

 

CFP: The Poetry of Walt Whitman: Critical Perspectives (10/10/05; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, July 24, 2005 - 8:35pm
KanwarDinesh Singh

CALL FOR PAPERS: WALT WHITMAN (10 Oct 2005; Book)

Scholarly papers are invited for consideration for
publication in a volume on the poetry and philosophy
of WALT WHITMAN.
The Contributors are required to mail the abstracts of
their papers/essays along with their detailed biodata
to the Volume-editor on the following address:

K. Dinesh Singh
[Lecturer,Department of English,Government College,
Sanjauli,SHIMLA: 171 006 H.P. INDIA.]

Correspondence Address:
# 3, CECIL QUARTERS, CHAURA MAIDAN, SHIMLA: 171004 HP
INDIA.
e-mail: kanwardineshsingh_at_yahoo.co.in.
Deadline: 10 October 2005.

CFP: Tenth Annual Writers Conference in Honor of Elmer Kelton (11/7/05; 2/23/06-2/24/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 13, 2005 - 11:39am
Leigh Harbin

Call for Papers for the Tenth Annual Writers Conference in Honor of Elmer
Kelton
February 23-24, 2006
Angelo State University
San Angelo, Texas

15-20 minute presentations of poetry, fiction, or critical essays on the
work of Tim O'Brien, this year's keynote speaker.

Deadline for Submissions: November 7, 2005
Notification by November 21, 2005

Send submissions or inquiries to:

Dr. Leigh Harbin, Conference Committee Chair
Department of English
Angelo State University
#10894, ASU Station
San Angelo, TX 76909-0894

Email submissions welcome: leigh.harbin_at_angelo.edu

CFP: Gothicism and the Poetry of Samuel Taylor Coleridge (8/30/05; NEMLA, 3/2/06-3/5/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 13, 2005 - 11:39am
isis237_at_aol.com

NEMLA 2006 CONVENTION
Philadelphia,PA
March 2-5, 2006.
Panel: Gothicism and the Poetry of Samuel Taylor Coleridge
CONTACT: ejd3_at_lehigh.edu
This panel will explore works such as "Christabel," "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner," and "Kubla Khan." All approaches are welcome. Please send a brief proposal of less than 500 words to ejd3_at_lehigh.edu PLEASE DO NOT SEND YOUR PROPOSAL AS AN ATTACHMENT -- include it in the body of your e-mail. Thank you!!
Erica Dymond
Sender: owner-cfp_at_lists.sas.upenn.edu
Precedence: bulk

CFP: Spenser at Kalamazoo (9/15/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 13, 2005 - 11:38am
David Wilson-Okamura

Call For Papers: Spenser at Kalamazoo

Two open sessions on Edmund Spenser
41st International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan)

4-7 May 2006

Abstracts may be submitted on any topic dealing with Spenser. As always,
we encourage submissions by newcomers and by established scholars of all
ranks. Papers on Spenser's shorter poems are especially welcome this year.

CFP: Essays, Interviews, Reviews, Art, Photography, Fiction, and Poetry on &quot;Work&quot; (8/31/05; e-journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, July 3, 2005 - 6:01pm
Your Black Eye

 

The Editors at Your Black Eye: An e-Journal for Critical Consciousness, are pleased to announce the publication of our second issue, available now at www.yourblackeye.org. We currently invite submissions for our third issue, with particulars as follows:

 

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR OUR NEXT ISSUE

The theme for the third issue is "Working." The sub-theme is "Werkel."

For the main theme, we invite submissions from any perspective and any genre that directly or indirectly treat the idea of
work—see basic submission guidelines below.

CFP: Experimental Writing and Aesthetics (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Thursday, June 23, 2005 - 8:34pm
Hugh Tribbey

Please Post and Announce

        Call for Papers: Experimental Writing and Aesthetics
        Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2005

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 27th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, NM, February 8-11, 2006
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710

CFP: Jay Wright (11/30/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2005 - 7:52pm
Obsidian Journal

Obsidian III is pleased to announce a special issue to celebrate the
work of poet and playwright Jay Wright.

The publication of Wright's Transfigurations: Collected Poems in 2000
makes possible a celebration and an assessment of Wright's ongoing
achievement as a poet. The special issue will also explore Wright's
work as a playwright. Therefore, we invite scholarly, previously
unpublished essays on any aspects of Wright's work. We are open to
creative work and essays that engage with any of the following, or with
other aspects of Wright's work:

CFP: Recovering Beat Women Writers (10/10/05; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, June 10, 2005 - 5:34am
Skerl, Jennie

Call for abstracts for a proposed panel on "Recovering Beat Women
Writers" for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers
Conference to be held in Philadelphia on November 8-11, 2006.
Proposals are requested for a panel on women writers affiliated with the
Beat Generation focusing on individual authors, feminist/cultural
studies considerations of women in this mid-20th-century bohemian
milieu, or issues in the ongoing recovery project. Send brief abstracts
(1-3 pages) by October 10, 2005, to Dr. Jennie Skerl, 1502 Weatherstone
Dr., Paoli, PA 19301. Note: This panel has not yet been approved by
the conference committee; however, SSAWW says that pre-organized

CFP: Al Purdy: The Ivory Thought (8/31/05; 5/5/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Sunday, May 29, 2005 - 2:03pm
Gerald Lynch

AL PURDY: THE IVORY THOUGHT
May 5-7 2006

CALL FOR PAPERS

Proposals are invited on any aspect of Purdy's writing and life: poetry,
essays, journalism, letters, fiction, critical reception, public persona, etc.

Please send a 300-500 word proposal (hard copies in triplicate) and a
50-word bio to:

Gerald Lynch, Symposium Chair
Department of English
70 Laurier Ave. East.
University of Ottawa
Ottawa ON K1N 6N5
CANADA

Phone: 613-562-5800; ext. 1150

Deadline for Proposals: 31 August 2005

CFP: Globalization, Globality, and Postnationality in Contemporary Poetry (8/15/05; 20th-C. Lit., 2/23/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 4:40pm
Omaar Hena

CFP: Globalization, Globality, and Postnationality in
Contemporary Poetry (8/15/05; 20th C. Literature and
Culture Conference, 2/23-25/06)

Call for papers for a critical panel on any aspect of
globalization, globality, and postnationality in
contemporary Anglophone poetry (since 1945, but especially
since the 1970's) at the 20th Century Literature and
Culture Conference in Louisville, KY, U. of Louisville,
Feb 23-25, 2006.

CFP: Tractarian Poetics (8/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, May 19, 2005 - 3:24pm
Kirstie Blair

We are currently editing a special issue of _Victorian Poetry_, scheduled for publication in 2006, on Tractarian poetry and poetics and its influence on Victorian literature and religion. Due to the unavoidable withdrawal of one of our contributors, we are interested in hearing from anyone who has material on this topic which could be quickly turned into a high-quality article. The article (c.6000 words) would have to be completed by the end of July at the latest, and preferably earlier.

For further information or to express interest, please contact us at the email addresses below.

Dr Kirstie Blair
University of Glasgow
k.blair_at_englit.arts.gla.ac.uk

CFP: Paul Laurence Dunbar Centennial Conference (8/1/05; 3/9/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 1:22am
Rhonda Christina Goodman

Stanford University's Program in American Studies
Announces

Paul Laurence Dunbar: A Centennial Conference at Stanford University, March
9-11, 2006

This conference will celebrate the centennial of Dunbar's death by exploring
new critical perspectives on the full range of his career as a poet,
novelist, lyricist, dramatist, and journalist. The conference organizers
will edit a selection of the papers for a special issue of African American
Review.

CFP: Josephine Preston Peabody and Amy Lowell (1/12/06; SSAWW, 11/8/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2005 - 3:00pm
Susan M. Stone

Turning the Century: Josephine Preston Peabody and Amy Lowell

Papers are invited for a panel at the 2006 Society for the Study of
American Women Writers Meeting. These essays should explore the plays,
criticism, or poetry of either or both authors, focusing on anti-war
sentiment, women's rights, social activism, lesbianism, imagism,
environmentalism, "Boston Marriages," etc. Submissions might also
examine their friendship, letters, and/or mutual mentoring. Please send
abstracts to Susan Stone, Loras College, (Susan.Stone_at_loras.edu), by
January 12th, 2006.

CFP: Panel on Mark Strand (4/25/05; AWP, 3/8/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Sunday, April 3, 2005 - 8:25pm
Nicholas Boone

Creating a Critical Conversation on Mark Strand

Mark Strand is one of America's best poets, yet little critical work
has been published on Strand's poetry. This panel invites papers that
address any aspect of Strand's poetry from a critical perspective. The
deadline for abstract submissions is April 25, 2005. The AWP conference
will be held in Austin, TX in March 2006.

Please send abstracts (200-500 words), either by email, or snail mail
to:

Dr. Julianna Gray
Haley Center 9030
English Department
Auburn University
Auburn University, AL 36849
vicejul_at_auburn.edu

CFP: Prose Poetry, Reviews, Interviews, Essays (no deadline noted; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, April 3, 2005 - 8:24pm
morgan schuldt

CUE's second issue is now available, featuring new
work by Rita Dove (Pulitzer Prize winner, and author
of American Smooth), Russell Edson, A. Van Jordan
(author of Rise and the forthcoming M-A-C-N-O-L-I-A),
Sally Keith (author of Dwelling Song, winner of the
University of Georgia's Contemporary Poetry Series for
2003) Mark Yakich (author of Unrelated Individuals
Forming a Group Waiting to Cross, winner of the 2003
National Poetry Series), Robin Behn (author of Horizon
Note, winnter of the 2003 Brittingham Prize in
Poetry), Matthea Harvey (Sad Little Breathing
Machine), Matthew Thorburn, Justin Jamail, Joel
Bettridge, an interview with Karen Volkman (Crash's
Law, Spar), and much more.

CFP: Companion to Pre-1600 British Poetry (5/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, April 3, 2005 - 8:24pm
Michelle M. Sauer

Call for Contributors: Facts on File Companion to Pre-1600 British
Poetry
Edited by Michelle M. Sauer

Looking for qualified individuals to write short entries on various
topics related to poetry, poets, and specific poems of the medieval and
Tudor eras. This includes Irish, Scottish, and Welsh verse as well.
Contributors will receive full credit for their work.

If you are interested, please send an inquiry to:
<pre1600poetry_at_yahoo.com>. Your e-mail should contain a brief overview
of your qualifications and interests. Graduate students welcome to
inquire. There are a series of rolling deadlines.

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